Philip M. Coffin, III LinkedIn

Attorney in Portland, ME
Phil is a seasoned trial attorney, having brought numerous cases to successful verdicts in both federal and state courts throughout Maine for thirty years. He is past president of the Maine and Tri-State Defense Lawyers Association, and is the co-chair of the Law Firm Management and Technology Committee of the Maine State Bar Association. His practice focuses on civil litigation with an emphasis on the defense of physicians, attorneys, agents and brokers in malpractice cases. Phil has also represented physicians and other professionals in licensure investigations and applications, as well as related administrative proceedings. As a result of his considerable accomplishments in medical malpractice defense cases, he is listed in The Best Lawyers in America and has been selected for inclusion in Super Lawyers every year since 2008. Phil is AV rated by Martindale Hubbell.

Phil also has an active products liability defense practice, and has successfully defended national companies as well as local retailers. Phil and his partner Peter Del Bianco currently serve as counsel to the Maine Chiefs of Police and regularly provide advice and representation to law enforcement officials in civil litigation.

Phil is committed to active involvement in both professional and community organizations and has spoken at numerous seminars. In 1994, Phil was elected to the American Board of Trial Advocates, an organization that is committed to improving the ethical and practice standards of trial attorneys and the trial process, and is currently the President of the Maine Chapter of ABOTA. He also serves on the Maine Supreme Judicial Court Committee on Professional Responsibility by appointment of the Court. Cognizant of the increasingly few opportunities for new attorneys to develop trial experience, Phil was instrumental in forming an ad hoc mentoring committee for young lawyers and was the co-chair.

Phil and his wife, Susan Peck, also an attorney, have three daughters. They spend much of their free time in the Maine outdoors, skiing, bicycling, hiking, and gardening.
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Areas of Law

  • Civil Litigation
  • Professional and Products Liability

 

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Managing Partner

Admission Details

Admitted in 1981, Maine
United States District Court for District of Maine
United States Court of Appeals First Circuit

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  • Free Initial Consultation
  • Fixed Hourly Rates
  • Fixed Fees Available
  • Law School Attended

    University of Maine School of Law
    J.D.
    cum laude, Managing Editor, Maine Law Review

    University Attended

    University of Maine at Orono
    B.A.
    summa cum laude, Phi Beta Kappa

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    207-874-4000

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    Philip M. Coffin, III
    Managing Partner
     14th Floor, 477 Congress Street, P.O. Box 15215,
    Portland, ME 04112-5215

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